21417
Jackson (Wyoming)
Great Winter Outdoor Get-Together in the Tetons and Jackson Hole
Explore Jackson Hole and the Tetons alongside experts, learning about the region’s unique wildlife and geology as you snowshoe, dogsled and sleigh ride across this winter wonderland.
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Program No. 21417RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,149
Special Offer
Flights start at
FREE
Getting There
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At a Glance

Join active lifelong learners from around the country in breathtaking Jackson Hole for a one-of-a-kind outdoor educational adventure. Experience the park cloaked in its white winter veil, complete with interpretation by first-class educators from the Teton Science Schools. Snowshoe hikes, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, sleigh rides and other inspiring, small-group encounters in America’s winter wonderland allow you to observe wild animals and study the adaptations that help them survive the winters. Enjoy the town of Jackson and the National Museum of Wildlife Art, delve into the fascinating science of snow, gaze out from atop Rendezvous Mountain and much more.
Activity Level
Active
Walking two miles in windy, wet and snowy conditions. Cross-country ski 1-4 miles. Snowshoe 1-4 miles. Elevations of 6,200-10,450 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Grand Teton National Park on cross-country skis and by snowshoe, witness the effects of glaciation and fire on the landscape and search for signs of wildlife in the snow.
  • Venture into the National Elk Refuge by sleigh and get up close to thousands of wintering elk.
  • Be whisked away on a full-day dog sled adventure with experienced mushers, observing deer, elk and moose along the trail and relaxing in the waters of Granite Hot Springs at the halfway mark.

General Notes

This program has been limited to 80 participants, divided into groups for most activities. Triple occupancy rooms available; call for details.
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Kevin Krasnow
Kevin Krasnow is an educator and ecologist passionate about understanding how to live sustainably with the natural world. He has instructed Outward Bound courses in the Beartooth Mountains, taught high school biology and chemistry, and directed an outdoor leadership and science program in San Francisco public schools. He has conducted research in the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains focusing on aspen ecology and restoration, fire history and ecology, and fuels mapping and fire simulation. Kevin has a Ph.D. in environmental science from UC Berkeley.
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